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Illinois State U Tenured, Tenure-Track Faculty Members Unionize

Tenured and tenure-track faculty members at Illinois State University have unionized. This week, the Illinois Educational Labor Relations Board certified...
Three students lean on a railing with the SUNY Plattsburgh campus in the background.

2 SUNY Institutions, 1 Campus

Clinton Community College plans to move its operations to SUNY Plattsburgh’s campus by the 2025–26 academic year in response to enrollment and financial challenges.

A photo illustration including four photographs, each of striking employees holding up signs saying things such as "We R On Strike For a Better Rutgers” and “UIC Faculty On Strike for a Fair Contract.”

The Boom in Campus Strikes Is Likely to Continue in 2024. Just Look at California.

From the University of California in late 2022 to Rutgers, Temple, the University of Michigan and now Cal State, the strike wave on campuses isn’t ending.

A collage of quotes and images from the CPE report in response to Joint Resolution 98

Kentucky Explores Creating New College in ‘Postsecondary Desert’

State lawmakers believe a new four-year university would help increase degree attainment in rural areas.

California State Union Threatens 1-Week Systemwide Strike

The California Faculty Association says its members will strike from Jan. 22 to 26 across the California State University system...
A photograph of Ahlam Muhtaseb, professor of communication studies at California State University, San Bernardino, standing with duct tape on her mouth. Her head is covered and she wears a kaffiyeh around her neck.

Palestinian Communication Professor Says She’s Been Censored Again

For a second time, Ahlam Muhtaseb, of California State University, San Bernardino, lost an opportunity to share her message due to concerns over her using the word “genocide.” This time, she says, she didn’t even use it.

A photograph of Michigan Technological University's campus.

Did the Top Campus for Student Free Speech Punish Faculty Speech?

A Michigan Tech professor allegedly called Young Americans for Freedom members “idiots” in class—and was then removed from the class.

A building on Emporia State University's campus.

Emporia State Cut Tenured Faculty. Enrollment Plunged.

Correlation doesn’t equal causation, but the Kansas university’s head-count troubles have worsened. Might other institutions following its example see a similar fate?